Recreation Programmer

JOB POSTING:  2019-034

Recreation Programmer

 Part-time (variable hours) & Casual positions

Description:  The 450 bed Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre is a leading regional resource in long-term, respite and convalescent care, with particular emphasis on providing for the needs of seniors, veterans and people requiring dementia care.  We are seeking a motivated and team-oriented individual for the position of Recreation Programmer.  The position consists of varied shifts, evenings and weekends.

Qualifications:  This position involves working with residents in our long-term care home.   Experience working with seniors is a must.  In this position the successful applicant is involved in providing recreational activities both individually and in a group setting.  You will work alongside the Recreation Therapist in the development and implementation of programs through participation in planning, designing, developing, delivering and evaluation of different programs.

Candidates must have a 2 year College Diploma in Recreation/Leisure studies along with a current Food Handlers Certificate. Ability to organize work and identify priorities.   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Previous job related experience working with residents with dementia. Ability to work with the elderly in a resident centered care long-term care environment.  F class driver’s license considered an asset.

All serious candidates are encouraged to apply, (quoting Job Posting 2019-034) by 4pm on Friday, August 16th, 2019 to:

Human Resources Services
The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre
1750 Russell Road
Ottawa, ON.
K1G 5Z6
FAX:  613-526-7190
We thank all candidates for applying; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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